So, you think you could line up for an NFL snap without falling on your face? Yeah? Then you, friend, would have a better day than the reigning NFL MVP.
Behold the Atlanta Falcons‘ Matt Ryan, splitting out wide during a wildcat play, only to stumble. Ouch. The Falcons would go on to lose 23-17, so Ryan’s trip was certainly not the worst aspect of Sunday.
But as ugly as Ryan’s face-plant was, at least he tried. Jay Cutler, quarterback for the Miami Dolphins, exuded all the interest of a teenager at an art museum when he was told to split out wide in Miami’s London game against the New Orleans Saints.
Cutler, too, lost on Sunday, falling to New Orleans 20-0. But hey, at least he and Ryan kept their digni- … well, at least they kept their jobs.
Jay Busbee is a writer for Yahoo Sports and the author of EARNHARDT NATION, on sale now at Amazon or wherever books are sold. Contact him at email@example.com or find him on Twitter or on Facebook.
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